Der erste Fund von Kieselgur in Schleswig—Holstein bei Brokenlande, südlich von Neumünster (Mit einem Beitrag zur Biostratigraphe des „Saale-Spätglazials“)

Burchard Menke & Peter-Helmut Ross
Pollenanalytical studies of diatomaceous earth (Kieselgur) discovered for the first time in Schleswig-Holstein (south of Neumünster) indicate a firm Eemian Interglacial date. The small layer of earth was deposited in an early-formed, groove-like bottom depression of the southern third of a glacial basin during the Saale Glacial. The bottom of the basin consists mainly of ice-folded clays, with dislodged slices of sand, underlain by boulder-clay. In one case analysis of boulders from this clay suggested...